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Curtin University

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Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

  • Graduate Certificate

Develop theoretical occupational health and safety skills and discover new knowledge and novel ways of solving problems.

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Certificate
6 months full-time
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Online, In person

About this course

This multidisciplinary course provides specialised advanced training for graduates or OHS practitioners, with an emphasis on risk and safety management, accident prevention and safety technology.

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What you will learn

  • apply and integrate the knowledge and principles of occupational health and safety and practical skills required for the prevention of injury and occupational disease in the workplace environment
  • apply logical and rational processes to critically analyse issues relevant to OHS and think creatively in the generation of solutions to problems
  • access, evaluate and synthesise relevant information and evidence from a range of resources available in the field of OHS and use appropriate information and communication technology practices
  • communicate effectively with a range of people including community groups, workers, employers, statutory authorities and their representatives and other professionals.
  • use scientific and technological methods with an understanding of their advantages and limitations
  • demonstrate ability for self-directed and lifelong learning through the pursuit of professional development opportunities in occupational health and safety
  • recognise and apply international standards and perspectives within OHS
  • demonstrate an appreciation of cultural diversity including the impact of cultural and social factors of OHS practices
  • demonstrate professionalism and capacity for leadership and be able to work independently, collaboratively and ethically

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